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Floating Islands

J.I.M. Stewart, 21 October 1982

Of This and Other Worlds 
by C.S. Lewis, edited by Walter Hooper.
Collins, 192 pp., £7.95, September 1982, 0 00 215608 3
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George Orwell: A Personal Memoir 
by T.R. Fyvel.
Weidenfeld, 221 pp., £9.95, September 1982, 0 297 78012 3
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... same collection has been published under the title On Stories. This is equally valid, since what Walter Hooper has usefully brought together is a score of essays and reviews in which Lewis outlines his theory of fiction and affords commentaries both on his own individual romances and on related depictions of imaginary regions and societies as varied as ...

Kipling’s Lightning-Flash

Barbara Everett, 10 January 1991

... burning sea-front of the furthermost coast, he is rescued by a friendly acquaintance, Inspector Hooper of Cape Government Railways, himself just returned from a long trip up-country: and Hooper takes him on the train to a cooler bay a mile or so along the line. There, sitting in an open wagon in a siding in False ...

What’s left of Henrietta Lacks?

Anne Enright: HeLa, 13 April 2000

... to acknowledge that mistakes were made. He traces the relationship between the whistle-blower Walter Nelson-Rees, who worked at the cell bank at the University of California, and the various journals who refused to publish him. Nelson-Rees, he says, was ‘effectively forced to retire’ in 1981. Pascal claims a similar history for his own attempts to ...

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